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14 October 2018 9:59 AM Let’s hope The Autumn Sun gets a chance to test Winx

The Autumn Sun left most at Caulfield on Saturday convinced the colt would be a worthy rival for champion mare Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday week. I have been at about the past 40 Caulfield Guineas, a race that has produced some outstanding horses, and The Autumn Sun was just as good, if not more impressive, than the more recent 19

3 October 2018 3:56 AM Japanese Cups contenders lucky to escape typhoon en route to Melbourne

The blue-blooded European gallopers heading to the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups might have endured a nightmare trip because of their plane delay in the Middle East, but for their Japanese counterparts there was an equally alarming issue to deal with - the typhoon that hit south east Asia just before they were due to fly to Australia. Representatives 10

27 September 2018 10:27 PM AFL Grand Final: Where WA Eagles fans can watch September's big dance

For fans in need of a little silver service, Optus Stadium has a Buffet Lunch in the River View Room for $125, which includes lunch and beverages, stories from footy personalities, door prizes and more entertainment. The Perth Royal Show is offering discounted entry tickets to return to the Show any time on Saturday — the show's final day — with a range 7

17 September 2018 8:00 AM Short on star power, but Leishman defends World Cup of Golf field

Marc Leishman doesn't expect the fact not one player in the world's top 20 will travel for the World Cup of Golf to dimish the US$7 million tournament, which is likely to have his Australian pairing with Cameron Smith pegged as favourites. Leishman, the world No.22, is set to be the highest ranked player to contest the teams-based event at Melbourne's 14

12 September 2018 4:13 AM Cox Plate not necessarily the end for wonder mare Winx

Could Winx go on beyond another Cox Plate should she triumph for the fourth successive time in the weight-for-age event next month? Part owners Debbie Kepitis and Peter Tighe enthralled the audience at The Valley's A Legendary Night on Tuesday when they spoke about their wonder mare, how they came to buy her and their ride along the way as first she became 18

10 September 2018 4:51 AM Basketball ACT pathway could be stunted by SEABL shutdown

"There’s still a little bit of grey as to the status of SEABL and whatnot, but from my understanding it’s still got one more season in it, hopefully," McEachin said. "You’d love to be able to be down in Victoria to be playing regularly against the big-time players like Dandenong and Nunawading and those kind of teams. "But they don’t want to travel up here, and to be honest 26

4 September 2018 6:05 AM Torcedor has the form to give owners more Cup glory

The world's best stayer, Stradivarius, might not be coming to contest this year's Melbourne Cup – but Torcedor, the horse who has twice this season got within a length of the champion in Europe is set to make his presence felt. His new owners, Australian Bloodstock, are confident that the former Irish-trained galloper will follow in the footsteps of their 22

3 August 2018 10:06 AM Last-round clash to decide Giants' travel plans and finals chances

The outcome of the top-of-the-table clash between Giants and West Coast Fever at the International Convention Centre on Saturday will deliver much more than just the minor premiership. While both sides could mathematically fall as low as fourth in a desperate final round, an even contest would wrap up the top two spots - and crucially a second chance 26

31 July 2018 11:16 AM Sky Blues won't take Rockdale lightly: Brosque

Alex Brosque says there is no chance of Sydney FC taking Rockdale City lightly on Wednesday night, with the Sky Blues setting their sights on retaining the FFA Cup. Sydney FC travel to the Ilinden Sports Centre to face the NPL 1 club in the FFA Cup round of 32 looking to start their campaign for a second consecutive FFA Cup in fine style. It could be argued 30

17 July 2018 7:23 AM Canberra Demons' Mitchell Maguire leads NEAFL MVP race

Canberra Demons star Mitchell Maguire has regained the lead in the NEAFL most-valuable-player race on the back of his team's seventh straight win. Maguire picked up five votes in the Demons' dominant 40-point victory over last-placed Redland on Saturday. The 20-year-old has 63 votes, leap-frogging Aspley co-captain Matthew Playne (60), who didn't poll at all in the last round 20